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Be Here to Love Me

by Townes Van Zandt, as performed by Norah Jones


        E                                D                             A (x2)

Your eyes seek conclusion in all this confusion of mine

            E                           D                                       A (x2)
Though you and I both know it's only the warm glow of wine

           D                               D7                          
That's got you to feeling this way, but

    A (x2)

I don't care, I want you to stay

       E                                    D                           A (x2)
Just hold me and tell me you'll be here to love me today

   E                                 D                                     A (x2)

Children are dancin', the gamblers are chancin' their all

         E                              D                            A (x2)
The window's accusing the door of abusing the wall

              D                                            D7
But who cares what the night watchmen say

         A (x2)

The stage has been set for the play

             E                                    D                             A (x2)
So just hold me and tell me you'll be here to love me today

 

Guitar Solo:

E  D  A (x2)  (progession x2)

         E                                       D                                  A (x2)               
The moon's come and gone but a few stars hang on to the sky

         E                             D                              A (x2)
The wind's runnin' free but it ain't up to me ask why

       D                                      D7
The poets are demanding their pay

            A (x2)
They've left me with nothin' to say

         E                                    D                             A (x2)
'cept hold me and tell me you'll be here to love me today

         E                                    D                                   A (x2)
Just hold me and tell me that you'll be here to love me today

         E                                    D                                   A (x2)
Just hold me and tell me that you'll be here to love me today


This file is the author's own work and represents his interpretation of this song. It's intended solely for private study, scholarship or research.